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The Sand Hide

£6.00

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Paperback as new.

A hugely enjoyable second book from Geoff Green. But whilst his first is the jaw-dropping true-crime story of his own role in the Lucan-type disappearance and international man-hunt for a pair of fraudsters in the 1970's, this is a gripping story of love and violence, loss and re-discovery, moving from the home counties to pastoral Morocco. Laura, the central character, has everything: a fine education and home, and plenty of money. But she also has an alcoholic and abusive husband. After a shocking incident involving her mother, she makes a run for it and hides out with an old friend who's working as a nurse-midwife with poor women in towns and villages on the edge of the Sahara. There, in a world utterly different from bourgeois Sussex, Laura finds new friends and a new raison d'etre. She also finds a charismatic nomad. But her husband has decided he can't live without her, and hires a detective to track her down. You won’t guess the climax of the story, and how it’s resolved. But it’s a cracker. Geoff writes very well, and in the end-notes he describes how he’s been able to bring such colour, detail and authenticity to the Moroccan chapters. It's a racey page-turner for sure but, unlike most of that genre, it’s infused with a warmth and humanity that lingers after you've finished.

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Author(s):
Green, Geoff
Condition:
As new
Dimensions:
13.3 x 1.5 x 20.3 cm
Edition:
2015
Format:
Paperback
ISBN-13:
9781508575412
Number of pages:
262
Publisher:
CreateSpace Independent Publishing Platform
Title:
The Sand Hide

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Paperback as new.

A hugely enjoyable second book from Geoff Green. But whilst his first is the jaw-dropping true-crime story of his own role in the Lucan-type disappearance and international man-hunt for a pair of fraudsters in the 1970's, this is a gripping story of love and violence, loss and re-discovery, moving from the home counties to pastoral Morocco. Laura, the central character, has everything: a fine education and home, and plenty of money. But she also has an alcoholic and abusive husband. After a shocking incident involving her mother, she makes a run for it and hides out with an old friend who's working as a nurse-midwife with poor women in towns and villages on the edge of the Sahara. There, in a world utterly different from bourgeois Sussex, Laura finds new friends and a new raison d'etre. She also finds a charismatic nomad. But her husband has decided he can't live without her, and hires a detective to track her down. You won’t guess the climax of the story, and how it’s resolved. But it’s a cracker. Geoff writes very well, and in the end-notes he describes how he’s been able to bring such colour, detail and authenticity to the Moroccan chapters. It's a racey page-turner for sure but, unlike most of that genre, it’s infused with a warmth and humanity that lingers after you've finished.

Author(s):
Green, Geoff
Condition:
As new
Dimensions:
13.3 x 1.5 x 20.3 cm
Edition:
2015
Format:
Paperback
ISBN-13:
9781508575412
Number of pages:
262
Publisher:
CreateSpace Independent Publishing Platform
Title:
The Sand Hide

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